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  1. Technical Help Forum
    Hey folks, This is my first post and I appreciate any help I can get. I have an 81 CX500 Custom, and I'm trying to title and register it in WI. The problem is that in 1981 the VINs were supposed to be 17 characters long. However, my bike doesn't have the data plate on the headstock on the...
  2. Technical Help Forum
    Hi guys I was wondering if anyone has had any luck with vin searches on these old bikes? Tried to search but came up with nothing on the site about it. I wanted to check here before I pay for it. Thanks.
  3. General Discussion
    So today my bike was ticketed for an expired parking meter (I know, I know) but instead of ticketing the bike they impounded it claiming the VIN was "tampered with." I checked the bike and the VIN is clear as day under the handlebars. I'm guessing they didn't know where the VIN is etched and...
  4. Technical Help Forum
    I've just bought a frame and attachments to start a rebuild project. Unfortunately there isn't a registration document (V5) although I have the registration of the bike. Apparently it's a 1981/2 (X reg). The problem I have is that I can't find any frame or vehicle identification number. Does...
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